Robert Kagan

Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Guest

Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund; author of Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order and, most recently, The Return of History and the End of Dreams; unpaid, informal advisor to John McCain; cofounder of the neo-conservative Project for a New American Century

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With the fall of Communism, some Americans called it inevitable that Russia—and even China—would become more like the West.

The Rise of Russia and China: A New Cold War?

With the fall of Communism, some Americans called it inevitable that Russia—and even China—would become more like the West.

from To the Point

President Bush says the humanitarian effort in Georgia will be going on for a while...but he doesn't have long in office. So what about the candidates to replace him?

Bush Talks Tough to Russia

President Bush says the humanitarian effort in Georgia will be going on for a while...but he doesn't have long in office. So what about the candidates to replace him?

from Which Way, L.A.?

Grim-faced at the White House today,  President Bush  said an American plane is on its way to Georgia with relief in the aftermath of Russia's invasion.

Bush Promises Aid to Georgia, Talks Tough to Russia

Grim-faced at the White House today, President Bush said an American plane is on its way to Georgia with relief in the aftermath of Russia's invasion.

from To the Point

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These are some interesting texts.

from Left, Right & Center

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?

from Left, Right & Center

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence

Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

The House Judiciary Committee will vote this week to formalize impeachment investigation procedures

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers